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    (Austria) in The War of Spanish Succession. Moreover, the desire to attain Spain would lead to an global war, where a myriad of nations each beholding their own motives, endeavored to either restore the quasi-peace that Europe had possessed, or plummet into another…

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    Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala was a native Peruvian who had Incan ancestry. As a son of a Spanish nobleman, he was exposed to the colonial power of the Spanish but had the knowledge of Incan society and history. Guamán Poma is best known for chronicling the events that partook in Peru as the Spaniards continue to establish themselves as the dominant power. In his illustrated letters to Spain’s King, King Philip III, he detailed the accounts of ill treatment that the Spaniards did towards the…

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    Spain was influential and powerful during the eighteenth century in Europe. Charles II ruled the Spanish throne from 1665 until his death in 1700—just five days shy of his 39th birthday. Although he took the throne young, Europe anxiously awaited his death because of his declining health. Not only was he ill, he was unable to produce an heir, despite the fact he was married twice. Thomas James Dandalet accentuates the detriment that King Charles II imposed on Spain in his book Spanish Rome: …

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    regent after Francis II died for Charles IX- Younger son • Tried to reconcile protestant and catholic factions • 1562 January edict- granted protestants freedom to worship publicly outside towns and privately in them • March 1562 toleration ended when duke of guise massacred worshipers at vassy in champagne • Crown supported catholic side of conflict • Peace of saint- Germain-en-laye-durning 1st French war of religion ( April 1562-March 1563) • Ended 3rd phase of war where power of protestant…

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    Most people think he was a hero because while referring to the textbook, “Alexander’s efforts to build an empire made him one of the greatest conquerors in history”, thus giving him the name Alexander “the Great”. Conversely, what really was important was how he ruled and conquered; most of his “genius” ideas came from his father, not him. Doc: 2 stated, “Army that he had was good only because of Philip of Macedon’s reorganization, reformed and strengthened army”. Only with Philip’s army,…

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    Alexander the Great was born on July 20, 356 B.C. in Pella, the capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia. He was the son of King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, the daughter of Neoptolemus I. As a child, Alexander hardly ever saw his father due to the fact that he spent most of his time engaging in some sort of military actions. Philip had arranged for this son to receive a Greek education so he hired Aristotle to be his son’s tutor. Over the course of three years, Aristotle taught Alexander…

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    within the English Channel, or so some believed. The Anglo-Spanish War was fought from 1585 to 1604, despite war never being officially declared, and is best remembered for the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The English and Spanish were quite different from each other in terms of their religion, politics, and military structure, which lead to the King Philip II’s plans to overthrow Queen Elizabeth. However, when the invasion fleet arrived in the English Channel, they experienced a…

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    Philip was a Catholic and the Dutch was protestant and the Dutch resisted not only the new taxation, and the Spanish way of adminaration . A war began and national identity developed in the Netherlands during this war. In 1581, the Union of Utrecht proclaimed independence from Spain but finally in 1648 the Spanish recognized the independence. Despite all the war destructions and hardships, the Dutch started to rise. They were good sailors and traders, setting up trading links everywhere. The…

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    Philip II of Spain was a dignified king who sought to achieve the best for his country. However, during his reign as king, King Philip II was unrightfully murdered one night. The group of people who ended the king’s life all had one similarity. They all had a list of motives to backup why they plotted against the King of Spain. These motives fueled the hatred burning within the assassins lead them to conspire against Philip and ultimately kill him. To seek revenge William of Orange, Antonio…

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    the world. King Philip II of Spain was now filthy rich due to exploration of the New World. During this time Spain had control of the Spanish Netherlands who he had forced to become Catholic; however, these people wanted independence and had become Protestants in secret. During this time the English had begun to help Dutch Protestants and this maddened King Philip II. In 1587 Elizabeth I had Mary, Queen of Scots, executed; Mary was a Catholic who had said if she became the ruler of England it…

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